The Government’s Jobs for Nature funding is being made available to conservation groups and landowners, says Minister for Conservation Kiri Allan.
Alliance Group is to become an official partner of Ronald McDonald House South Island.
Drought in the North Island had a significant impact on the number of lambs tailed in the first half of this season.
After being dogged by claims about its entitlement to the wage subsidy, the country’s largest meat processor will now fully pay it back.
MPI is warning sheep farmers to get up to speed with new animal welfare regulations relating to the docking of sheep which come into force at the end of May.
Late last year, Farmlands chief executive Peter Reidie announced he’d resigned to take on a new job heading up Sanfords – New Zealand’s largest fishing company.
New Zealand agriculture doesn't need "the latest fad from America," according to New Zealand Institute of Agricultural and Horticultural Science (NZIAHS) president, Jon Hickford.
Dairy farmers can expect a lift in the forecast milk payout if dairy prices continue to climb.
Rural Women New Zealand (RWNZ) says a survey among members has found strong opposition to the decision by banks to stop accepting cheques in 2021.
A new report has found that Kiwi ingenuity and a drive to “make it work” were crucial to New Zealand’s primary sector managing the Covid-19 pandemic.
Contingency planning by the New Zealand meat industry appears to have paid off as Brexit took effect on January 1.
After five years of growth, New Zealand's primary exports are heading for a drop in 2021 - but with a bounce back predicted in 2022.
Entries are open for the 2021 Primary Industries Good Employer Awards.
Applications are open for young New Zealand chefs to plate up their best beef and lamb dishes in the hope of becoming the very first Beef + Lamb Young Ambassador Chef.
Training dogs to sniff out the bacterial disease American Foulbrood (AFB) in beehives could save New Zealand’s beekeeping industry several million dollars a year.
Partnering with the Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI), Universal College of Learning (UCOL) staff at Taratahi hosted New Zealand veterans on a week-long taster workshop.
Rural insurance company FMG claims data has shown that January is the time when thieves are out and about looking to relieve farmers and rural dwellers of their property.
A Bay of Plenty teen has been given a boost into his dream career in beekeeping after receiving the 2020 Apiculture New Zealand Ron Mossup Youth Scholarship.
Rural Women New Zealand (RWNZ) say speed limits around rural schools need to be the same as those around urban schools.
Data released by the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) shows a 56.4% rise in the number of farm sales for the three month-period ending November 2020.
Despite Covid-19-related processing restrictions and a widespread drought in the first half of 2020, sheep and beef farmers despite achieved a near record 130.3% lambing percentage, slightly lower than spring 2019 where 131% lambing was achieved.
A leading food and drink consumer researcher says Covid-19 has caused a significant shift in people's priorities when it comes to buying food - with sustainability now becoming a top priority.
NZ's primary sector's strong commitment to sustainability holds the key to the country obtaining a quality, comprehensive free trade agreement (FTA) with the European Union.
Zespri and Plant and Food Research are discussing forming a 50/50 joint venture to fast track the development of breeding new cultivars of kiwifruit.